• Think Deeper!

    Studies have shown that having a significant, value-based reason to lose weight increases success of weight loss efforts. This significant reason could serve as motivation, inspiration or guidance throughout your weight loss journey. The question is, how do we find our significant reason? And, even if we think we have a reason, how do we […]

  • What’s On Your Mind?

    It can be easy to think that weight loss only has to do with our bodies when in reality our mind plays just as large of a role in our success. Negative emotions, judgment, stress and anxiety are all factors that can impede our weight loss progress without even realizing. We’ve all found ourselves frustrated […]

  • Stay The Course

    Have you ever been guilty of convincing yourself that your goals aren’t that important to you? Or that how far you’ve come is good enough? We’ve all been in this situation a time or two and it has nothing to do with your goals themselves but rather the time it takes and the environment we’re […]

  • Food For Thought

    It’s that time of year. Holidays, get togethers, and celebrations loaded with temptations and distractions. It can be an intimidating time to try to stick to your weight loss and wellness goals. But, it doesn’t have to be! We’ve compiled a list of six helpful tools you can use to stay the course and finish […]

  • Time For Change?

    Earlier this month we discussed how to ditch your fear of change as well as several ways to try to embrace it. Now the question remains, how do we know when it’s time to make a change? Because change can be a daunting idea, sometimes it’s hard to decide when the right time is and, […]

  • Don’t Fear Change, Embrace It!

    Change can be a very overwhelming thing to think about which is why many of us can find ourselves trying to avoid it from time to time. Now, we’re not talking about changing up your coffee creamer or adding highlights to your hair, we’re thinking more along the lines of changing career fields, moving to […]

  • Do What Works For You!

    Have you ever had a person ‘should’ all over you? “You should really drink less coffee”, “You should get more sleep”, “You probably shouldn’t eat that”. It’s no doubt a crummy feeling and it may even make you begin to second guess your decisions. Well, we’re here to tell you; just do what works for […]

  • Don’t Be Silly, Keep It Simple!

    Have you ever found yourself asking, “how did something so simple become so complicated?”? Well, you aren’t alone. Many of us have a tendency to overcomplicate things because, believe it or not, it’s normal to feel worried and stressed when something is just outside of our control. The good news is, we’ve compiled a list […]

  • Fixed Vs. Growth Mindset

    Many of you may have heard the popular buzzwords going around of fixed-mindset and growth-mindset, but, what exactly do they mean? Well, first we should start from the beginning and explain where they came from. Renowned Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck wrote in her book “Mindset” that it’s not talent, education, or intelligence that determines a […]

  • Why Does Mindset Matter?

    When faced with a challenge or an obstacle do you see yourself as a glass half-full or half-empty kind of person? Do you find that you’re reminding yourself of all the reasons you’re prepared to accomplish that challenge or fighting feelings of failure and disappointment? Have you ever noticed how your mindset going into that […]

  • How To Have Healthy Skin From Within

    Ever notice a breakout or two after indulging in a sugary dessert? Well, it’s no coincidence! What we put in our bodies directly reflects onto the outside as well. Fueling your body with foods rich in vitamins and minerals can cause noticeable changes in your skin’s (and other areas) health. That is why we’ve highlighted […]

  • Let The Skin Shine

    When it comes to maintaining healthy skin, it can be difficult to know where to begin. The beauty industry has overwhelmed us with endless amounts of products that, according to them, we need. Well, we’re here to tell you otherwise. There are a few very simple guidelines to follow when it comes to your skin’s […]

  • Start Small to Finish Big!

    As we all know, Rome wasn’t built in a day! Instead, the Romans examined the goal that they had and divided it up into smaller, more manageable, steps that they could accomplish in order to achieve the larger goal. But, you may ask, how exactly did they do that? Well, we can’t speak for them […]

  • Grow Your Goals

    At the beginning of the year we published two blogs all about setting goals. First, we explained how to set SMART goals and why it is important to use these metrics to make whatever you are aiming to achieve well within reach. Then, we laid out five goal setting tools to help you be successful […]

  • Dangers Of Dehydration

    In our blog earlier this month we discussed the many benefits of water for your body and your overall health. With this information in mind, some may wonder what exactly happens when we don’t drink enough water and we become dehydrated? Well, given that our body so heavily relies on water for many of its […]

  • Why Water?

    We’ve all heard how important water is for our health, but, what exactly about it makes it so critical? Honestly, if we listed out each and every benefit, this blog would never end! So, we’ve compiled a list of what we believe are the most important reasons to stay hydrated – check it out below! […]

  • Are You the Negative Nelly?

    It’s no secret that the last couple of years have been hard. Maybe you lost your job, lost a loved one, or simply lost your sense of normalcy and it left you feeling angry and resentful. It is totally understandable to feel these emotions, however, there comes a time when we need to accept them […]

  • How to Find the Silver Linings

    Life has some pretty clever ways of knocking us down. It doesn’t take much to think of a time (or several) where it truly felt impossible to see any good coming out of it. But those are the times where we all need to push ourselves not to dwell in the negative, but rather find […]

  • Get Control of Your Schedule

    How many of us feel like our time really isn’t even ours anymore? You might feel like between kids, your spouse, work, friends, family, and everything in between there isn’t much time left to spend on things important to you. Well, fear not! We have put together four easy steps that will help you regain […]

  • How to Eliminate Time Wasters

    More often than not we can find ourselves asking “Where did the day go?”. Between taking the kids to school, attending meetings, making deadlines at work, getting dinner ready, or making it to our friends game night, we find little time left to check things off our to-do list. You might find yourself looking at […]

  • Embrace the Wrong Turns in Life

    It’s super smart to have goals, and it’s super-DUPER smart to have actionable plans in place to help you achieve them. But what happens when life throws you a curveball? Are you nimble enough to work with something unexpected, or does it throw you so far off-course that you forget where you were headed in […]

  • Stop Shrinking to Make Others Feel Big

    Hey, you. Yeah, you. YOU’RE IMPORTANT. And just because you’re important, that doesn’t mean anybody else is LESS important. We can ALL be important – you see what we’re getting at here? Too often, we live life in black and white, only seeing one solution or opportunity. But guess what? Life is full of gray […]

  • Goal-Setting Tools for Success

    If you’re gearing up for some major (or minor) lifestyle changes, setting SMART goals is going to take you a long way. But once your goals are set, you also need the right tools in place to help you accomplish them. Here are our top five suggestions for resources you’ll want to have at your […]

  • Start Smart In The New Year

    You seem like a pretty smart cookie. You are reading this blog, after all…So, what’s keeping you from accomplishing the badass goals you set for yourself every year?  Are they too grandiose? Too vague? Too expensive? Whatever the reason has been in the past, we’ve got a solution for you now! Let’s break down how […]

  • You Are the Boss of You

    Let’s talk about obligations. There are a few types, right? You have obligations to your friends and family to ensure you maintain healthy relationships…obligations to your employer to put forth your best work…obligations to society in the form of following laws and contributing to your community…but, what about obligations to yourself? Those are the ones […]

  • “No” Is a Complete Sentence

    Toddlers use it ALL the time in their ever-growing vocabulary, but for some adults, it can be really hard to just say, “No.” Perhaps we’re afraid of hurting someone’s feelings or maybe we’re worried about trying to fit in. (Yeah, a lot of us still worry about that, even as grown-ups.) But the truth is, […]

  • Food Storage Essentials

    Everybody talks about their favorite foods and healthy recipes, but what about the vessels we need to prepare, store, and serve them at their best? Food storage, meal prep, and transporting an awesome dish-to-pass are all so much easier with the right tools!   KEEP IT FRESH Rubbermaid FreshWords Produce Saver food storage containers keep […]

  • Kitchen Gadget Must-Haves

    Are you a whiz in the kitchen, or more of a tv-dinner aficionado? We’re here to tell you that regardless of your prior experience (or lack thereof) standing at the stovetop, ANYBODY can be a master chef in their own kitchen…as long as you have the right tools! Read on for some of our favorite […]

  • Flips For Fall Favorites

    Freshly fallen leaves, crisp nights, and autumn colors. Sigh. We love fall, and one of our favorite bits about this time of year is all the delicious recipes that warm us up from the inside out!  Keep this guide handy for a list of fantastic fall options that won’t bust your beltline! If you love […]

  • Take The Focus Off The Food

    Let’s set the scene. It’s fall – the season of pumpkin spice everything. You’ve got all the holidays staring you in the face. Halloween. CANDY. Thanksgiving. POTATOES AND PIE. The entire month of December. EGGNOG, FINGER FOODS, AND CHOCOLATE SANTAS. Before you know it, three months are gone in the blink of an eye and […]

  • Resist the Rut

    Are you standing in your own way when it comes to achieving your health goals? Probably. A lot of us are, and we don’t even realize we’re doing it. Mindfulness goes a long way in building and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and Moxifit is all about bringing awareness to your habits.  The key to success […]

  • Bookend Your Day

    Are you bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in the mornings, or more of a “hit the snooze 5 times” kinda person? A total night owl, or crashing into your bed (aka, the real love of your life) by 9 PM? Life is not one-size-fits-all, so we’re not here to tell you how to live it – although […]

  • Meal Prep for One

      Can we just start by talking about how OK it is to eat alone? At home, at a restaurant, or on your lunch break at work – there’s something refreshingly mature about enjoying a meal solo. We’re not saying you should pick up the whole “You can’t sit here,” mean-girl vibe just to eat […]

  • Build the Perfect Grocery List

      Grocery shopping – do you love it or loathe it?  For some, grocery shopping is one of those hamster wheel tasks that are totally annoying every week. For others, it feels like a mini-vacation when you get to shop alone without screaming kids in the cart. (We see you, new parents. Just keep truckin’ […]

  • Desk-Drawer Goodies That Won’t Bust Your Beltline

    Here’s the scenario. It’s 3 PM and you skipped lunch. You’re at your desk feverishly working through a project that’s due by 5, and you’re SO HUNGRY.  Ah-ha! A lightbulb goes off and you remember you stashed some snackaroos in your bottom desk drawer for situations just like this! Sad news though – they’re all […]

  • Prep for the Perfect Road Trip

    Singable tunes. Check. Sunglasses. Check. Water bottle. Check. Healthy road snacks. Che…Wait, did you say healthy? We’ve all been there. Summertime is vacation season, and that puts a lot of us on the road to our happy places this time of year. Unfortunately, many fumble with their weight-loss goals when they step away from their […]

  • Healthy Campfire Meals

    Please excuse us while we do a little happy dance. It’s nearly camping season, and we CANNOT WAIT to get out of the house and into the wilderness! Ok, fine. We’ll be getting into our RV, but with glamping still comes all of the delicious campfire meals we love. Whether you plan on tenting it […]

  • Move Over Hot Dogs – We’re Putting Veggies on the Grill

    For some reason when we think grill, we automatically think meat. But why? There’s enough room on those grates for veggies to play too! Whether vegetables are your entree or side dish, they absolutely deserve a shot with the grill master. Here are a few tips to successfully grill your greens (and purples, yellows, reds […]

  • Calorie Deficits and Physical Exertion

    If you are participating in a low-calorie diet, but don’t want to give up your workouts, have no fear. It can be done, but you should use caution. Educate yourself on how to properly fuel your body based on the level of exertion you choose, and know your body’s limits. Here are a few tips […]

  • Protect Your Body – Before, During, and After Workouts

    Are you a self-proclaimed gym-rat? Perhaps you prefer power walks through the mall or home-based workouts using guided programs. Whatever cup of tea you’re drinking, there are a few universal truths to ensure you get the most out of your sweat sesh each and every time. Before your workout, make sure to: Block out enough […]

  • Who’s Listening? Our Words Impact Others…

    If you don’t think your words carry weight, we’re here to tell you you’re wrong!  The way you talk to, and about yourself, trickles over into many sections of your life. Those strings of thoughts and words (out loud and in your head) eventually impact those around you a great deal. And depending on whether […]

  • The Power of Self-Talk

    Can we all agree that life’s more enjoyable when surrounded by positive, encouraging, at least somewhat-practical people? Of course! It’s really hard to stay upbeat when someone is always being mean to you or setting unrealistic expectations. So, the solution is simple, right? Surround yourself with awesome people, and life will be swell!  Of course, […]

  • Exercise is Great, but You Still Need a Healthy Diet

    We keep hearing it, and we’ve GOT to set the record straight on this one! Healthy living is NOT as simple as calories in and calories out. Be honest. Have you ever justified an unhealthy food choice with, “I’ve worked out today, so it’s fine”? Most of us have, but that doesn’t make it right! […]

  • Common Excuses for Dodging Weight Loss (And How to Overcome Them)

    But, but, but… We’ve heard it all. I don’t have time. I’m not a good cook. Healthy food is too expensive. I’m too busy taking care of other people. My family won’t eat that, and I’m not making separate meals. I don’t want to feel left out at gatherings because I can’t drink or eat […]

  • Cook to Impress: Play with Food Presentation

    There’s no doubt about it, cooking is an art. The good news is, art comes in MANY forms! Even if you don’t consider yourself an artist in the kitchen, you have huge potential to wow your family and friends just by learning a few new tricks. Let’s start with the basics: Experiment with different garnishes. […]

  • The Creative Kitchen: Find Joy in Cooking

    At what point in the day do you or your family start asking the age-old question, “What’s for dinner?”  A lot of folks look forward to meal-time and even daydream about their upcoming fare. (🖐️ Guilty.) But, when it comes to the act of cooking, many find it kind of cringey. It’s not uncommon to […]

  • Signs of a Weak Immune System (and How to Make it Stronger)

    Feeling a little under-the-weather…like, all the time? We all catch a bug here and there, but there are a few telltale signs that your immune system is not quite functioning up to par. According to Penn Medicine, signs to look for include: Consistently high stress levels Constantly catching a cold Frequent diarrhea, gas, or constipation  […]

  • 5 Foods to Boost Your Immune System

    In a season of coughs, sneezes, and overall YUCK, we’ve got a little secret to help you stay healthy! It’s not a miracle drug or a way to acquire superhuman powers (as fun as that might be). Nope. It’s actually SUPER simple. Are you ready? Here it comes…EAT BETTER FOOD! While we’re all about eating […]

  • Gift-Giving that Won’t Break the Bank

    Every year the holidays roll around, and every year we’re swept up in the craze of creating the BEST wish-list to ensure the right packages find their way under our trees. Santa and our loved ones bring us our most desired items in the prettiest wrapping…and then the world keeps turning. Let’s face it friends, […]

  • Donate Items that Make a Positive Impact

    Whether you’re a fan of the holidays or not, we can probably all agree that the world could use a little more joy and kindness.  And guess what? It doesn’t have to cost you a thing! Do you have a whole slew of clothing that no longer fits since you lost all that weight? Get […]